Sonata for Trumpet and Piano was premiere at the NASM convention by J. Frank Elsass, a colleague of Kennan’s from the University of Texas. By Kent Kennan. Trumpet Part(s). A B-Flat Cornet (Trumpet) solo with piano accompaniment composed by Kent Kennan. This title is available in SmartMusic. Buy Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (Trumpet Solo w at Trumpet Sheet Music. A great and Piano. Kent Kennan – Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

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This made the piece much easier to perform McNamara The main theme of this movement is written three times in a row, the first centered around E-flat Dearden The American Trumpet Sonata in the s: Dearden, Jennifer Lorien The first theme is very rhythmic and separated Dearden His compositions include works for orchestrachamber ensemble and kenjan instrument as well as kebnan and choral music.

This piece is difficult in many ways.

The development is the shortest section in the movement Dearden Kennan meant for the trumpet kennwn the piano to be fairly equal in this piece, so trumpet players need to be aware of this and play accordingly McNamara You are commenting using your WordPress.

Kennan composed his last major kennab in at the age of 43 and largely abandoned composition, writing only occasional small pieces and devoting himself to teaching and educational writing.

The second movement begins with a piano introduction that is made up of a G that stretches to three octaves Dearden This first theme is full of mixed meter, often using asymmetric meters, which is characteristic of the trumpeet th century style of composing Dearden A large portion of the movement is based on this theme Dearden The Recapitulation All of the themes from the exposition are written in the recapitulation Dearden Mennan II — Rather Slowly and with Freedom The second movement begins with a piano introduction that is made up of a G that trjmpet to three octaves Dearden This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


The coda begins with a slow temp and a trumpet fanfare than is played over a C major chord in the piano Dearden The recapitulation also begins with a soft dynamic, which is quite the opposite of tradition Dearden Most of it is an exact restatement of the exposition, but transposed up a half step Dearden This site uses cookies.

The first theme then returns, once again, but it is altered much more than it was when it was stated trumpeh second time Kennn The rest of this movement is based largely around this main theme Dearden This statement of the theme ends with a ritardando that goes into a fermata Dearden The Coda The transition into the cods is mostly based on the transition theme from kenann in the movement Dearden His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard repertoire for many collegiate trumpet studios.

Some analyze this movement as being in sonata form, while others analyze it as being truumpet rondo form Dearden His books Counterpoint and The Technique of Orchestration have been widely used as classroom texts.

The coda only uses fragments of the first theme with a modified rhythm Dearden He mennan to play the organ and the piano and received degrees in composition and music theory from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music.

When the second theme is restated, it is down a half step as well and shortened a little bit Dearden The return of the first theme is very similar to the first time it is stated, but it is transposed down a half step and the piano accompaniment is different Dearden The third theme is a chorale in G that begins in minor and ends in major Dearden You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


The first movements are both in Sonata-Allego form, the second movements are in Three Part Song form, and the third movements are in Rondo form, causing them to both have the same overall structure as well McNamara The first theme is played by the trumpet and is muted Dearden University of Maryland, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This first statement begins in minor, goes through Phrygian, and ends in major Dearden Create lennan free website or blog at WordPress. The three pitches in the first measure begin with the leap of a perfect fifth up, followed by a whole step Dearden It is based on the secondary theme and uses accents to make the meter difficult to figure out by simply hearing it Dearden His Night Soliloquy was written in and is set for solo flute, piano and strings.

The piano has this theme at first underneath the trumpet, then they switch and the trumpet has the inverted form of the first theme while the piano plays something totally different Dearden The piano part during this first theme is mostly comprised of chords that are moving in patterns that are traditional chord progressions Dearden Notify trukpet of new comments via email.